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Bathroom Tissue

Last Updated: 06/07/24
Bathroom Tissue

Sanitary tissue products include bathroom and facial tissue, paper towels, napkins and general-purpose industrial wipers. They are generally sold in rolls or sheets and are used in personal care, food service and cleaning applications. The grades of sanitary tissue products covered in the CPG are manufactured for use by restaurants, hotels, schools, government agencies and other similar commercial and institutional buyers. Some recycled-content sanitary tissue products are softer, stronger and more absorbent than others.

Product Details
  • asterisk Federal agencies are required by statute to purchase products as designated or specified under this program.
    asterisk asterisk Federal agencies are required to purchase sustainable products and services meeting EPA’s Recommendations to the maximum extent practicable.
Procurement Info

Where to Buy

  • Statutory Requirements
  • CPG CPG opens in new window asterisk
  • (20-100% recovered fiber; including 20-60% postconsumer fiber)

  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabelsasteriskasterisk
  • Ecologo/UL 175 Ecologo/UL 175 opens in new window
  • Green Seal GS-01 Green Seal GS-01 opens in new window

  • For additional options, as well as information about these standards, please go to EPA’s Recommendationsopens in new window website.
Guiding Principles
Contributes to meeting The Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings
Additional Guidance
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommended Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels

Executive Order (EO) 14057, Catalyzing Clean Energy Industries and Jobs Through Federal Sustainabilityopens in new window, (08 DEC 2021), requires federal agencies to purchase sustainable products and services certified to the standards/ecolabels included in the Recommendations to the maximum extent practicable.

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